Coordinator of Sports Performance / Assistant Athletic Facility Manager
Westfield State University
Location: Westfield, Massachusetts
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 3288998
Coordinator of Sports Performance / Assistant Athletic Facility Manager
About Westfield State University:
In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. Westfield State University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination, equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Westfield State is the most residential of the state universities in Massachusetts, with over 60% of our 5600 full-time undergraduate students living on campus. The campus is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts just 30 minutes from the thriving cultural centers of Northampton and Amherst, and 1.5 hours from both Boston and Albany.
Campus Title: Coordinator of Sports Performance / Assistant Athletic Facility Manager State Job Title: Staff Associate Department: Athletics Job Code: HA5300 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Funding: 7115-0100 Bargaining Unit: APA Job Type: Full-Time Permanent Timeframe: 52 weeks Shift: TBD / Nights and Weekends will be required Regular Days Off: TBD Supervision Received: Reports to the Director of Athletics Supervision Exercised: None Salary: $45,000-$48,000 (Salary to be commensurate with education and experience)
General Statement of Duties: The Coordinator of Sports Performance is responsible for planning, implementing, and overseeing the intercollegiate strength & conditioning program for all varsity teams. This portion of the position will work closely with the sports medicine staff, coaches, and student-athletes, in order to implement policies and procedures for strength & conditioning. The Coordinator for Sports Performance will also oversee Woodward Fitness Center.
As the Assistant Facility Manager, in collaboration with the duties of the Coordinator of Sports Performance, will also share in the responsibility to manage the athletic facilities. As Assistant Facility Manager, this person will oversee the Woodward fitness center, which includes but it not limited to managing the night and weekend operations for the Woodward Center and athletics complex. This position will also be responsible for reserving and managing external groups that are interested in renting space within the athletics complex, as well as reserving space for Westfield State University (WSU) club sports and intramurals. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment. The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and must abide by WSU rules.
Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to: Essential:
Design, implement and evaluate the Strength & Conditioning program for varsity sports programs for performance enhancement and injury prevention.
Instruct and monitor student-athletes regarding best practices with weight training techniques.
Work with Sports medicine staff on rehabilitation strategies for student-athletes.
Ensure safe operation of Woodward Fitness Center through the implementation and enforcement of policies and procedures.
Responsible for adhering to the philosophies and regulations of the NCAA, University, Conference, and the Athletics Department.
Develop student-athletes by mentoring, motivating, and teaching values consistent with Division III and Westfield State University philosophy.
Supervise and manage the Fitness Center in the Woodward Center.
Maintain the Fitness Center in the Woodward Center, including upkeep, inventory, and equipment needs.
Coordinate with the Sports Medicine & Human Performance Department, Conference Services, Enrollment Management, Alumni Affairs, and Facilities & Operations for reservations.
Identify facility maintenance and repair issues, and work cooperatively with the Facilities and Operations staff to address and take corrective action.
Responsible for the generation of revenue by attracting quality external organizations and events for the rental of athletic facilities.
Produce publicity, public relations, and marketing pieces that will serve to maximize income and use of facilities.
Develop, disseminate, enforce and evaluate all policies and procedures for both internal and external use of facilities within administrative areas of responsibility.
Supervise the Woodward Center and athletic fields for night and weekend operations.
Complete & oversee payroll for student employees.
Coordinate athletic facility schedules for the Woodward Center/athletic fields used by external groups.
Coordinate and reserve space for club sports and intramural use of athletic complex through the University EMS service.
Manage care of appropriate facilities and equipment.
Contribute to a work and learning environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the development of skills to engage with people of different cultures and backgrounds.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in related field.
Possess and maintain CSCS and AED/CPR /First Aid Certification.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Strong organization and interpersonal skills.
Strong computer skills.
Demonstrated ability to act with professionalism, integrity and confidentiality.
Master's Degree with experience working in intercollegiate athletics or a related field with similar experience.
Salary: For the majority of new employees, the minimum starting salary will apply. Specific salary for current Westfield State University employees and individuals currently working for the state of Massachusetts must be calculated individually in accordance with collective bargaining and state policies and procedures.
Disability Accommodations: Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.
Background Check: Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.
Westfield State University requires all Westfield State University employees to have received COVID-19 vaccination and Booster or to have been approved for exemption as a condition of employment. Upon offer, details about how to demonstrate receipt of vaccination or request an exemption due to a sincerely held religious belief or if the vaccine is medically contraindicated will be provided.
An on-line application is required. The successful candidate must submit an official transcript at the time of hire. Interested candidates should electronically attach the following documents:
Contact information for three references *
Copy of unofficial transcript of highest degree
* Provide the contact information for reference providers in the reference section of the online application.
Deadline: The job posting will be open a minimum of ten days and, if needed, will remain open until finalists have been selected.
NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us. Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.